x-ray spectrometer


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x-ray spectrometer

[′eks ‚rā spek′träm·əd·ər]
(spectroscopy)
An instrument for producing the x-ray spectrum of a material and measuring the wavelengths of the various components.
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System dead time: The time during which the energy dispersive X-ray spectrometer is not able to process X-rays.
An increase in resolution of the energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer by an order of magnitude is required.
The sem-eds will have an energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer system (eds) with silicon drift detector (sdd), Separate backscattered electron (bse) and secondary electron (se) detectors.
The Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer and the Mars Hand Lens Imager, which share the turret with the brush and the rover's hammering drill, can gain data after dust removal, which usually would not be accessible from a dust-blanketed rock.
On March 23 MESSENGER powered up six of them: its energetic particle and plasma spectrometer, magnetometer, Mercury atmospheric and surface composition spectrometer, mercury laser altimeter, neutron spectrometer and x-ray spectrometer.
Only a month after its July 10th launch, the Japanese/American Suzaku X-ray observatory (formerly known as Astro-E2) lost the use of its X-ray Spectrometer (XRS), the first high-energy calorimeter to fly in orbit and the mission's flagship instrument.
Switching tools, the rover then applied an alpha particle X-ray spectrometer to measure the soil's elemental composition.
EDAX and Parallax Research will exclusively co-develop a wavelength dispersive x-ray spectrometer for the microanalysis market .
The microcalorimeter energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer developed by NIST staff, has been successfully implemented on an analytical scanning electron microscope in Gaithersburg.
Contract notice: Supply of fluorescence x-ray spectrometer of dispersion wavelengths.
This equipment comprises the mast-mounted colour cameras and laser spectrometer, and the arm-held hand lens camera and X-ray spectrometer.